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Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Marine court-martialed; refused to remove Scripture

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — In a decision likely to influence how the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) applies to military service members,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Women you should know from Alabama WMU history

Jessie Davis Stakely During her term as president (1908–1920), Stakely challenged Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) members... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

‘No currently approved medical use’ for marijuana

WASHINGTON — Despite medical marijuana’s legality in most states and the District of Columbia, the Obama administration announced Aug. 11... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Paint Rock Baptist Pastor King to retire

Charles “Charlie” King, pastor of Paint Rock Missionary Baptist Church, will retire Aug. 28 with a special service of baptisms and... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Aug. 25 2016

Mack “Mackey” Watts, new pastor of Mount Hope Baptist Church, Crane Hill

Mack “Mackey” Watts is the new pastor of Mount Hope Church, Crane Hill. He previously served as associate pastor for First Church,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

WorldSong Missions Place offers summer camp, missions training year-round

Another successful summer of camping fun at WorldSong Missions Place in Cook Springs is complete, and more missions education opportunities are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Latest ruling against illegal gambling ‘significant victory’

The gambling machines and more than $191,000 in cash seized from Frontier Bingo in Knoxville during a raid in 2014 will remain with the state,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Daigle tops list of 2016 Dove nominees

Lauren Daigle, named New Artist of the Year at the 2015 Dove Awards, tops the list of the 2016 artist nominees with six nominations. Worship... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

God’s presence gives Bradford sense of calm

The minute you start to think that you’re first and your plans matter more than God’s is the minute your life starts to go the wrong... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Aug. 25 2016

Olympic athlete relies on Lord in midst of grief

Nathan Schrimsher fulfilled a dream when he competed in the modern pentathlon event at the 2016 Olympics. He’s been working toward this... [READ MORE]